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Greg Eckes

Astronomy Day at the APO

This Saturday is National Astronomy Day. In recognition of this day,  the Arthur Pursell Observatory will be open to the public from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Club members will have their telescopes available for attendees to look through.

The program will start at 8:00 PM SHARP in the Stan Manro Astro Physics Center.… Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Blood Moon Coming

Monday night, April 14th, there will be a Total Eclipse of the Moon. An eclipse of the moon happens when the Moon passes through the Earth’s shadow. This event is sometimes called a Blood Moon. During totality the color of the moon will appear  “blood red.” This effect is caused  by the sun’s rays passing through the Earth’s atmosphere at the edge of the Earth.… Read the rest

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Greg Eckes

Photo essay from the Filippenko Lecture

This was a great event. Everyone had a super time. Meeting Dr. Filippenko was exciting. The beer and food was really good. Sharing the experience with other TAA members was fantastic!

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Alexei Filippenko

Alexei Filippenko

Expanding Universe

Expanding Universe

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Save Lick Observatory

TAA member meet Dr. Filippenko in Fresno.

TAA member meet Dr. Filippenko in Fresno.

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